Welcome to the land of dawnlit mountains
|D Ering Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary: - The sanctuary is located near Pasighat the headquarters of the East Siang District and covers an area of 190.00 Sq.km. The earstwhile Lali Reserved Forests vide Govt. notification No. FOR/284/76/2 dated 23.10.76 was declared as Lali Wildlife Sanctuary. The same was renamed as D Ering Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary vide Government No. CWL/37/83/D/T/45-24-54 dated 27.10.86. The sanctuary is surrounded by the Siang and Sibya Rivers on 3 sides and covers the alluvial flood plains (locally known as chappories) of both the Rivers. Adi tribesmen are the surrounding inhabitants. Mopin, Solung, Aran and Etor are the local festivals celebrated during April, September and January.
Flora: - The physiography of the area is "Reverine Plains" and floristic composition is mainly of thatch and grasses. The woodland is represented by scattered patches of trees of Bombax ceiba, Albizia spp., Dillenia indica and Termenelia myriocarpa associated with Saccharam, Upetorium, Arondonex, Noyrandia, Thysumalaana maxima, Chrysepegon, Impereta cylindrica etc. Some species of Hedges like Cyperus spp., Geripus spp., and Timbristysic spp etc also occur.
Approach: - Pasighat is connected by Bus and Taxi service to Guwahati and Itanagar. There is regular ferry service to Dibrugarh which has daily Air service to New Delhi and Kolkata Indian Airlines, Jet Airways and Sahara Airways. The nearest railway head is at Murkongselek. Pasighat is connected to Itanagar by Pawan Hans Helicopter service. There are a number of hotels and government accommodation available in Pasighat.
|Contact Information: - Visitors may contact the DFO D Ering Memorial WLS Division, Pasighat, East Siang District. (Arunachal Pradesh), India.|